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Rivers Corbett, MBA is an award winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of "13 Fears of Entrepreneurs" He has received numerous business honors including Entrepreneur of the Year, Canada's Hottest Start-ups List and Canada's Fastest Growing Companies list through Profit magazine and most recently recognized as one of Canada's 10 Mentor RockStars.. Rivers is presently a member of Startup Canada's National Advisory Council, founding entrepreneur of StartUP Fredericton & the "Entrepreneur in Residence" at the University of New Brunswick. His real joy and expertise is being a StartUP Advisor and "zagging while everyone else zigs" his two newest businesses ventures the Relish Gourmet Burgers restaurant chain and TheRockStar StartUP for StartUP entrepreneurs. Oh... he is also the leader of a team of over 25 chefs through his other company The Chef Group. Not bad for a guy who hates to cook. Always looking for a new idea to help businesses' succeed...this is his newest marketing discovery for StartUPs The Lyoness Advantage. "Rivers is a 21st century entrepreneur, he's the one to watch" - Jim Gilbert: Canada's Huggable Car Dealer!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Do You Live In A Cubicle Jail?

Owning your business is one of the best things that we can consider when it comes to money-making and reducing risk.

Think about it.... employees earn big when they are in a good company BUT...they ultimately leave the fate of their future in the hands of someone else...the owner. That person controls the work they do, the pay they make and when they have to be at work.

The owner on the other hand..may have the financial and decision making risk but ultimately they control when they work, how much $$ they make, the direction of the company and what role they will play.

Some people think being a business owner is too risky. I own three businesses, work when I want...gave myself a huge raise last month and I am the only one who can fire me!

So..who has the bigger risk in life?

...think again...


Here's to your success!

Rivers Corbett - Global Entrepreneur

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